Illustrated Explanations of Chen Family Taijiquan. uploaded by. uploader avatar jerry lee. Sanshoudao Jichujiaocheng-Sanshoudao Wei. “The Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan” is universally acknow- ledged by the Taoist community and Taiji practitioners as the seminal sourcebook of. Chen Xin’s “Illustrated Explanations of Chen Family Taijiquan” is also called ” Chen Pinsan’s Taijiquan Essentials” or more recently The Illustrated Canon of.

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Oliver Schubert marked it as to-read Oct 04, Petra marked it as to-read Dec 02, Having read all pages twice, I can see why most people would feel suitably daunted. The result taijiquaj a technical nightmare, with flashes of brilliance interspersed with much that is incomprehensible to me.

Illustrated Canon of Chen Family Taijiquan

cann Instead of a treasure, the publishers have produced a book of dubious merit. Trivia About The Illustrated C The second objective is to encourage its usage as a reference book by improving on the user-friendliness of its structure.

Anup marked it as to-read Nov 21, It is often quoted as the definitive written source for Chen style taijiquan. Eddie marked it as to-read May 27, Hu Zhan rated it it taijiwuan amazing Oct 14, Lists with This Book. Duncan marked it as to-read Jul 19, Harshil Meraiya rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Saamen Ausetenaungkh rated it it was ok Jun 11, Robert Peng marked it as to-read Jun 10, Loriman Rhodell marked the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan as to-read Feb 11, This book is a translation of a Chinese language book, written by Chen Xin at the turn of the 19 th to the 20 th centuries, completed in the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan years and finally completed in So looking them up in a dictionary, or asking a non-chen style taijiquan practitioner to provide the meaning of a character is a recipe for disaster.

Marco Antonio added it Nov 20, Return to Book Page. Hence, minor adjustments were made in the illustraated and naming of the chapters, and more importantly, the order of inscriptions explaining the illustrations have been clarified through a detailed numbering system. Radu marked it as to-read Feb 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Detailed table of contents was also added to facilitate navigation through the pages of this book. The volume was translated by an Australian Yang Stylist whose understanding of taijiquan I think interfered significantly or at least I hope that is what happened.

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Frank marked it as to-read Apr 22, No trivia or quizzes yet. First, to render the work accessible to as wide an audience as possible by modernizing and simplifying the language while conserving the integrity of the authors intention and instruction. It was sent to me by the publisher to provide the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan review and it was with great regret that I was unable to provide a more positive one. Baert Erik marked it as to-read Jul 14, A work of intense scholarship which took over fourteen years to complete, this tome was intended by its author to be both the first ever written repository of Taiji lore, and a the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan resource for Taiji instructors and practitioners for generations to follow.

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The Illustrated Canon Of Chen Family Taijiquan

Julia Ludwig marked it as to-read Jan 31, It is a weighty volume with theory and practice espoused equally and in great depth. Petri De la rosanides marked it as to-read Apr 17, In part this is because there are numerous errors in the text — I assume as a consequence of translation. Jeff marked it as to-read May 16, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Lws marked it as to-read May 24, Mk marked it as to-read May 30, It is full of diagrams the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan esoteric references. Ronnie Yee marked it as to-read Dec 16, Without a high level practitioner to decipher the meaning and a good translator whose understanding of taijiquan is sufficient, I would suggest at least Level 2 — given there are no non-Chinese Level 3 practitioners, this result was largely predictable.

Jlr marked the illustrated canon of chen family taijiquan as to-read Feb 25, Clint marked it as to-read Aug 09, Many of the characters have meaning specific to taijiquan. Brnui marked it as to-read Oct 04, Marc marked it as to-read Jun 26, Readers will find this first edition a useful introduction into the philosophy and techniques of Chen Taijiquan and a valuable source of knowledge as their practice and understanding evolves.